The Poster: 1,000 Posters from Toulouse-Lautrec to Sagmeister
|Author:||Cees de Jong|
Posters! is a complete international history of poster design from the Art Nouveau to the present. It covers all of the significant developments in poster design, and every important type of poster, from wine and war to rock and rebellion. It also includes every important artist and graphic designer who ever created a memorable poster, making it a source book on design from Art Nouveau to today. The book is illustrated with 1,000 examples of the best and most influential posters, including a generous selection of contemporary work. Organized chronologically, with thematic sections devoted to styles as well as popular history, Posters! is also a visual history of world culture from the late 19th century to the present.
About the author:
Alston Purvis is a graphic designer, artist and chairman of the Graphic Design Department at the Boston University College of Fine Arts. He has written numerous books on the history of graphic design and was the co-author with Philip B. Meggs of the 4th edition of Megg's History of Graphic Design, which is the standard book in the field. He also wrote a well-received book about his father, the FBI agent who took down John Dillinger: The Vendetta: FBI Hero Melvin Purvis's War Against Crime, and J. Edgar Hoover's War Against Him (2005). Martijn F. LeCoultre is one of the world's leading poster collectors and the author of several books on 20th century graphic design.